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N5 Kanji 12: 千

Meaning of kanji 千:

In Japanese, 千 means “thousand”.


How to read kanji 千:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiせん

How to write kanji 千:


Origin of kanji 千:

You know it will be hard to describe thousand,and in ancient China,the pronunciation of 千 is similar to 人(it means human),so we add one line on top of 人,and it becomes 千,to stand for thousand.


Development of kanji 千:


Vocabulary containing kanji 千:

WordReadingMeaning
一千いっせんone thousand
二千にせんtwo thousand
三千さんぜんthree thousand
四千よんせんfour thousand
五千ごせんfive thousand
六千ろくせんsix thousand
七千ななせんseven thousand
八千はっせんeight thousand
九千きゅうせんnine thousand
せんthousand

Example Sentences of kanji 千:

千円せんえんしてください。
Please lend me 1000 yen.

彼女かのじょほんせんさつっている。
She has two thousand books.

このホールには三千人さんぜんにんしゅうようできる。
This hall holds 3,000 people.

かれはこのほん四千円よんせんえんはらった。
He paid 4,000 yen for this book.

せんえんしかっていない。
I have only five thousand yen.

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